The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostGIS
Rank 930 957 966
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 22 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.033% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 34
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £27,017
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39678 41997 47803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.85% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34283 35697 40297
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 22 £42,500 -5.55% 3
South East +43 15 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Reading - 8 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £35,000 -
London +18 7 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Abingdon - 3 £42,500 -
Wallingford - 3 £42,500 - 1
Oxford - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +59 1 £50,000 - 1

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 28 (66.67%) Python
2 27 (64.29%) GIS
3 24 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 20 (47.62%) HTML
5 17 (40.48%) Java
5 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) CSS
7 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.95%) GeoServer
8 12 (28.57%) Open Source
9 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (26.19%) QA
9 11 (26.19%) Scrum
9 11 (26.19%) Oracle
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 10 (23.81%) Apache
10 10 (23.81%) Machine Learning
10 10 (23.81%) Apache Spark
10 10 (23.81%) QGIS
11 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 8 (19.05%) Oracle Spatial
12 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
12 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) GeoServer
2 10 (23.81%) Apache
2 10 (23.81%) Apache Spark
3 8 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.76%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.76%) nginx
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) GitHub
1 6 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) GIS
2 24 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (23.81%) QGIS
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (14.29%) Big Data
6 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
7 3 (7.14%) Redis
8 2 (4.76%) Neo4j
8 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
9 1 (2.38%) MySQL
9 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
9 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.38%) Riak
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.52%) Hudson
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) Gradle
5 2 (4.76%) JBehave
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.38%) Mockito
6 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 3 (7.14%) German Language
3 3 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) GIS Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Python Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Principal Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Machine Learning Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) CSS
3 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.29%) CoreNLP
4 6 (14.29%) Django
4 6 (14.29%) Flask
4 6 (14.29%) Kafka
4 6 (14.29%) NumPy
4 6 (14.29%) Pandas
4 6 (14.29%) scikit-learn
4 6 (14.29%) SciPy
5 5 (11.90%) .NET
6 4 (9.52%) OpenLayers
7 3 (7.14%) D3.js
7 3 (7.14%) Leaflet
7 3 (7.14%) ODBC
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) XSLT
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
8 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Fintech
3 6 (14.29%) Social Network
4 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) Economics
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Physics
4 3 (7.14%) Statistics
4 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Informatics
5 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Open Source
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) Machine Learning
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) DNA
7 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Data Management
8 4 (9.52%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) Web Development
9 3 (7.14%) Business Development
9 3 (7.14%) Information Management
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 3 (7.14%) Operations Research
9 3 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Python
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) C#
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (7.14%) R
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) VBA
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Varnish
2 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Mapinfo
3 5 (11.90%) ESRI
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Talend
City, London
Intelletec
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago